Agriculture and allied sectors like forestry and fisheries accounted for 13.7% of the GDP (gross domestic product) in 2013, about 50% of the workforce. The Economic contribution of agriculture to India's GDP is steadily declining with the country's broad-based economic growth.
In India, the agricultural sector occupies a vital position in the overall economy of the country as would be clear from the following: i. Share of Agriculture in National Income: Agriculture has got a prime role in Indian economy.
Categories of Crops in India
Food Crops (Wheat, Maize, Rice, Millets and Pulses etc.)
Cash Crops (Sugarcane, Tobacco, Cotton, Jute and Oilseeds etc.)
Plantation Crops (Coffee, Coconut, Tea, and Rubber etc.)